senate Bill S549A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the procurement of locally grown farm and food products

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Current Bill Status Via A3954 - Passed Senate & Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 09, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.583
substituted for s549b
Mar 09, 2022 substituted by a3954b
Mar 03, 2022 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2022 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2022 1st report cal.583
Jan 19, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Jan 13, 2022 print number 549b
Jan 13, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to agriculture
Jan 05, 2022 referred to agriculture
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 04, 2021 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 03, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2021 amended 549a
Mar 01, 2021 1st report cal.455
Jan 25, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2021 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Mar 1, 2022 - Finance committee Vote

S549B
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 19, 2022 - Agriculture committee Vote

S549B
8
0
committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 19, 2022

aye wr (1)

Mar 1, 2021 - Finance committee Vote

S549
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 25, 2021 - Agriculture committee Vote

S549
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 25, 2021

Co-Sponsors

S549 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3954
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L; add §163-c, St Fin L; amd §180-a, Ec Dev L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5410, A8238
2015-2016: S3265, A7090
2017-2018: S3374, A7058
2019-2020: S2244, A7049

S549 - Summary

Enacts the local food, farms, and jobs act; relates to the procurement of locally grown farm and food products; creates the New York state council on food policy.

S549 - Sponsor Memo

S549 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    549
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture
 
 AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, the state finance  law,
   and the economic development law, in relation to procurement of local-
   ly grown farm and food products and codifying the New York state coun-
   cil on food policy
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "local food, farms, and jobs act".
   §  2.  Section  16  of  the  agriculture and markets law is amended by
 adding a new subdivision 6-a to read as follows:
   6-A. ESTABLISH A NEW YORK STATE COUNCIL ON FOOD POLICY.   THE  PURPOSE
 OF  THE  COUNCIL  SHALL  BE TO FACILITATE THE GROWTH OF A NEW YORK-BASED
 LOCAL FARM AND FOOD PRODUCT ECONOMY THAT  REVITALIZES  RURAL  AND  URBAN
 COMMUNITIES, PROMOTES HEALTHY EATING WITH ACCESS TO FRESH FOODS, CREATES
 JOBS,  ENSURES  A  READILY AVAILABLE SUPPLY OF SAFE FOOD IN AN EMERGENCY
 EVENT, AND SUPPORTS ECONOMIC GROWTH THROUGH MAKING LOCAL  FARM  OR  FOOD
 PRODUCTS AVAILABLE TO ALL NEW YORK CITIZENS.
   (A)  THE  RESPONSIBILITIES  OF  THE COUNCIL SHALL INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT
 LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING:
   (I) TO DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND A FOOD POLICY FOR THE STATE WHICH  RECOG-
 NIZES THAT IT IS IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE STATE TO ENSURE THE AVAIL-
 ABILITY  OF  AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF AFFORDABLE, FRESH AND NUTRITIOUS FOOD
 TO ITS RESIDENTS;
   (II) TO DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND STATE POLICIES  TO  EXPAND  AGRICULTURAL
 PRODUCTION, INCLUDING LOCALLY-GROWN AND ORGANICALLY-GROWN FOOD;
   (III)  TO DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND A STRATEGIC PLAN FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF
 THE STATE FOOD POLICY, INCLUDING BENCHMARKS AND CRITERIA  FOR  MEASURING
 PROGRESS IN ACHIEVING STATE FOOD POLICY OBJECTIVES;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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S549A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3954
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L; add §163-c, St Fin L; amd §180-a, Ec Dev L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5410, A8238
2015-2016: S3265, A7090
2017-2018: S3374, A7058
2019-2020: S2244, A7049

S549A - Summary

Enacts the local food, farms, and jobs act; relates to the procurement of locally grown farm and food products; creates the New York state council on food policy.

S549A - Sponsor Memo

S549A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  549--A
     Cal. No. 455
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. SANDERS, BAILEY, HINCHEY, PARKER -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Agriculture -- reported favorably from said committee and committed to
   the  Committee  on  Finance -- reported favorably from said committee,
   ordered to first report, amended on first report, ordered to a  second
   report  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining  its place in the order of
   second report
 
 AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, the state finance  law,
   and the economic development law, in relation to procurement of local-
   ly grown farm and food products and codifying the New York state coun-
   cil on food policy
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "local food, farms, and jobs act".
   §  2.  Section  16  of  the  agriculture and markets law is amended by
 adding a new subdivision 6-a to read as follows:
   6-A. ESTABLISH A NEW YORK STATE COUNCIL ON FOOD POLICY.   THE  PURPOSE
 OF  THE  COUNCIL  SHALL  BE TO FACILITATE THE GROWTH OF A NEW YORK-BASED
 LOCAL FARM AND FOOD PRODUCT ECONOMY THAT  REVITALIZES  RURAL  AND  URBAN
 COMMUNITIES, PROMOTES HEALTHY EATING WITH ACCESS TO FRESH FOODS, CREATES
 JOBS,  ENSURES  A  READILY AVAILABLE SUPPLY OF SAFE FOOD IN AN EMERGENCY
 EVENT, AND SUPPORTS ECONOMIC GROWTH THROUGH MAKING LOCAL  FARM  OR  FOOD
 PRODUCTS AVAILABLE TO ALL NEW YORK CITIZENS.
   (A)  THE  RESPONSIBILITIES  OF  THE COUNCIL SHALL INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT
 LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING:
   (I) TO DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND A FOOD POLICY FOR THE STATE WHICH  RECOG-
 NIZES THAT IT IS IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE STATE TO ENSURE THE AVAIL-
 ABILITY  OF  AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF AFFORDABLE, FRESH AND NUTRITIOUS FOOD
 TO ITS RESIDENTS;
 

Co-Sponsors

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S549B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3954
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L; add §163-c, St Fin L; amd §180-a, Ec Dev L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5410, A8238
2015-2016: S3265, A7090
2017-2018: S3374, A7058
2019-2020: S2244, A7049

S549B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the local food, farms, and jobs act; relates to the procurement of locally grown farm and food products; creates the New York state council on food policy.

S549B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S549B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  549--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. SANDERS, BAILEY, BIAGGI, BROUK, GAUGHRAN, HINCHEY,
   MANNION, MAY, PARKER -- read  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and  when
   printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on Agriculture -- reported
   favorably from said  committee  and  committed  to  the  Committee  on
   Finance  --  reported  favorably from said committee, ordered to first
   report, amended on first  report,  ordered  to  a  second  report  and
   ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of second report
   -- recommitted to the Committee  on  Agriculture  in  accordance  with
   Senate  Rule  6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law and the economic  devel-
   opment  law, in relation to procurement of locally grown farm and food
   products and codifying the New York state council on food policy
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "local food, farms, and jobs act".
   § 2. Section 16 of the agriculture  and  markets  law  is  amended  by
 adding a new subdivision 6-a to read as follows:
   6-A.  ESTABLISH  A NEW YORK STATE COUNCIL ON FOOD POLICY.  THE PURPOSE
 OF THE COUNCIL SHALL BE TO DEVELOP COMPREHENSIVE, COORDINATED STATE FOOD
 POLICIES WITH THE GOAL OF:  ENSURING THAT ALL CITIZENS OF THE STATE  ARE
 ABLE TO EAT A HEALTHY DIET AND AVOID FOOD INSECURITY WHILE CONSUMING NEW
 YORK  GROWN  AND  PRODUCED  FOODS AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE. THE COUNCIL SHALL
 WORK TO: SUPPORT AND FACILITATE THE GROWTH OF  A  NEW  YORK-BASED  LOCAL
 FARM AND FOOD PRODUCT ECONOMY THAT REVITALIZES RURAL, SUBURBAN AND URBAN
 COMMUNITIES,  CREATES JOBS, AND SUPPORTS ECONOMIC GROWTH THROUGH PROMOT-
 ING AND DEVELOPING LOCAL FARM AND FOOD BUSINESSES AND THEIR PRODUCTS AND
 HELPS TO MAKE THEM MORE AVAILABLE TO NEW  YORK  RESIDENTS;  AND  PROMOTE
 HEALTHY  EATING  THROUGH  A  PLENTIFUL, ACCESSIBLE, AFFORDABLE, SAFE AND
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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